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2703, 2018

Cover Crop Field Days Central Alabama

By |March 27th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Dr. Audrey Gamble, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System soil specialist, said these workshops will be a great opportunity for producers to learn strategies to manage cover crops on their farms.

“Cover crops can provide numerous benefits in cropping systems,” Gamble said. “They help to reduce soil erosion, conserve soil moisture, and suppress weeds. Cover […]

2403, 2018

Farm in the City: Organic Gardening 101

By |March 24th, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:

Time to plant! Organic Gardening 101 will cover ways to create your own backyard garden bed, how to build healthy soil, and how to keep those tender transplants alive. The workshop is free, but please register so we know how many to expect. Participants will take home a free tomato plant.

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This event is […]

2303, 2018

Cover Crop Field Days South Alabama

By |March 23rd, 2018||0 Comments

From the organizers:
Southeast Alabama Cover Crop Field Day
The Southeast Cover Crop Field Day will include a tour of research plots at the WREC. Participants will also visit the Johnson farm for a tour. Additionally, lunch will be provided by the NRCS at the WREC auditorium.

Dr. Audrey Gamble, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System soil specialist, said […]

2101, 2018

Southeastern Soil Summit

By |January 21st, 2018||Comments Off on Southeastern Soil Summit

From the organizers: “Join us for an engaging 1.5 day Soil Summit including presentations and break out discussion about the benefits and challenges of raw manure use relative to the safety of fresh fruit and vegetable production. Key goals for the summit include identifying barriers to using/producing compost while identifying management strategies, resources, and additional […]